Ante Post Focus: Jewson Novices Chase

PURISTS may have scoffed at the introduction of the Jewson Novices Handicap Chase at the Cheltenham Festival in 2005. And they probably had a point, as the first six runnings were as handicaps and the quality was nowhere near the standard of the Arkle or the RSA Chase. But the Jewson’s stock has been rising …[Read More]

Cheltenham Open Meeting: Day three

Today has lost some of its lustre with the defections of Sprinter Sacre and Darlan but it is still a cracking card. Here are some pointers… 1.10: This is a race to sit back and enjoy rather than risk your money. A superb novice chase, which sees the fencing debut of the much-heralded Captain Conan. …[Read More]